Proponents of a merger argue that the two issues are intertwined. As rents and real estate prices soar in cities, more people flee to suburbs and rural areas, where housing is cheaper. Yet they still need to commute to urban job centers each day, and the region’s mass transit network isn’t big enough to meet rising demand. … [Read more...] about Affordable housing and transportation improvements are dire needs in the Bay Area. Will taxpayers fund both?
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Matthew Smith, another passenger on the ship, said on Twitter early Sunday that a fleet of buses came to take Americans from the Diamond Princess to their flights to the United States. He said an American passenger was standing on her balcony, chanting “U.S.A, U.S.A.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus evacuees from cruise ship en route to Bay Area from Japan
Mahershala Ali: My grandmother’s house. And I definitely hit Lake Merritt when I’m coming out this way. Just being in the Bay Area in general is something that always feeds me and grounds me. I can’t stay away too long, because it’s just changing so rapidly. If I’m gone for more than a year and I come back, sometimes it’s a little bit jarring to see some of the physical changes to the city. But I always make sure I hit up Lake Merritt. … [Read more...] about Mahershala Ali talks BART, his favorite Bay Area restaurant and new Oakland film
Things have gotten so bad, there was even a measure on the June 5 ballot (Regional Measure 3) that aims to alleviate traffic by raising bridge tolls to increase spending on public transportation, widening highways and adding express lanes. It passed with 54 percent of the vote. … [Read more...] about Think you have it bad? Here’s where commuting is worst in the Bay Area
Other times, the Food Network host ran out of words to describe entrées — so he made some up. That’s just what he did when he tried the falafel sandwich at San Jose’s Falafel's Drive-in, proclaiming that the sandwich was “falafel-icious.” … [Read more...] about All the Bay Area restaurants Guy Fieri has visited on ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’